Evolution and classification of oncogenic human papillomavirus types and variants associated with cervical cancer

Zigui Chen, Luciana Bueno De Freitas, Robert D. Burk

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

14 Scopus citations


The nomenclature of human papillomavirus (HPV) is established by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Virus (ICTV). However, the ICTV does not set standards for HPV below species levels. This chapter describes detailed genotyping methods for determining and classifying HPV variants.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCervical Cancer: Methods and Protocols
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9781493920136, 9781493920129
StatePublished - Oct 27 2014



  • Evolution
  • Genus
  • Papillomavirus
  • Species
  • Taxonomy
  • Type
  • Variant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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